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About Rusty Wright

Rusty Wright is an award-winning author, lecturer and syndicated columnist who has spoken on six continents. His audiences have included academic, business and government leaders and university students. He has appeared on television talk shows in cities around the world, and also trains professionals in effective communication. Wright holds Bachelor of Science (psychology) and Master of Theology degrees from Duke and Oxford universities, respectively. www.RustyWright.com

I Can Only Imagine movie: Abuse, anger, redemption

By | 2018-03-20T19:12:46+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Articles, Film|

I cannot imagine perceiving my father as a monster. Bart Millard saw his father as a monster and more. My dad was warm, gracious, fun, affirming, friendly, professional, caring. A loving husband. By example and precept he inspired me to aim high in life, school, work, and relationships. As a boy, I loved playing catch [...]

I Can Only Imagine movie: Abuse, anger, redemption

By | 2018-03-08T17:25:39+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Articles, Film|

I cannot imagine perceiving my father as a monster. Bart Millard saw his father as a monster and more. My dad was warm, gracious, fun, affirming, friendly, professional, caring. A loving husband. By example and precept he inspired me to aim high in life, school, work, and relationships. As a boy, I loved playing catch [...]

Same Kind of Different movie: Inspiring odd couple

By | 2017-10-18T06:32:42+00:00 October 19th, 2017|Authors, Film, News|

Copyright © 2017 Rusty Wright 612 words Not always in sync with your spouse or partner? Try befriending a homeless ex-con who shuns you. Maybe some miracles will happen. Oh, sure. An art dealer to the rich and famous, Ron Hall doubted that advice. His spunky wife Deborah was insistent. Homeless drifter Denver Moore became [...]

Dunkirk movie: WW2 mayhem and miracles

By | 2017-08-14T20:32:26+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Articles, Film|

When your back's against the wall, and the enemy's closing in fast, and all hope appears lost, it might be a good time to consider praying. That's what faced England in May 1940. Hitler's war machine had pinned nearly 400,000 Allied troops by the English Channel. Surrender or annihilation seemed imminent. The ensuing drama inspired millions and significantly influenced the war's outcome. Warner Bros. brings this epic story to the big screen. (Short op-ed)

The Case for Christ movie: An atheist wrestles with the evidence

By | 2017-08-14T20:50:43+00:00 June 25th, 2017|Articles, Authors, Film|

Atheist Lee Strobel (Mike Vogel) discusses faith with a Chicago Tribune colleague. If you’re a committed atheist and your spouse becomes a follower of Jesus, it might just rock your world.  That’s what happened to hardnosed Chicago Tribune legal affairs editor Lee Strobel, who marshalled his skills in journalism and law to find [...]

Wonder Woman movie: Want her on your side?

By | 2017-07-27T08:26:14+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Articles, Authors, Film, Op-Ed|

Wonder Woman  She deflects speeding bullets with her bracelets, swan dives off a tall cliff to rescue an Army officer who’s crash landed in the ocean, and dazzles with spectacular sword-and-shield combat moves.  Her golden lasso compels you to tell the truth.  She’s a friend/companion to the Army officer, a princess to her [...]

Jonah movie: Whom would you like God to punish?

By | 2017-06-29T10:32:37+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Articles, Authors, Film, Op-Ed|

So, if there is a God, and he punishes evildoers, whom would you especially like him to judge?  And if he gave that person(s) a second chance – to follow him – would you be pleased or disappointed? Maybe you can identify with Jonah – the biblical prophet, and subject of a new movie – [...]

The Case for Christ movie: An atheist wrestles with the evidence

By | 2017-07-27T09:16:09+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Authors, Culture, Film, News|

The Case for Christ movie: An atheist wrestles with the evidence Copyright © 2017 Rusty Wright  672 words If you're a committed atheist and your spouse becomes a follower of Jesus, it might just rock your world.  That's what happened to hardnosed Chicago Tribune legal affairs editor Lee Strobel, who marshalled his skills in journalism [...]